At dawn at dusk, marks of Victoria will be sung on Sundays on Sunday to mark World Tuberculosis Day.
Join with other buildings around the world, Victoria Town Hall, B.C. In Victoria's Parliament and the Regional District Regional District, they will become clear as part of a global effort to create a clear fight against tuberculosis on March 24.
Tuberculosis is generally an infectious disease that causes lungs, although it can also cause corpses, bones, joints, kidneys, brain and reproductive organs. It can not be prevented and healed.
Although it is treatable, recovery is a long process. There are usually antibiotics for nine months, but infections must be treated for up to two years. Deciding may be serious without treatment.
According to the federal government, there are about 1,600 new Canadian cases in Canada. In 2016, 70% of cases were among foreign born and 19% of cases were among Canadian indigenous populations.
Results Canada, a group of awareness, says a greater awareness is needed to help the Canadian Government support initiatives that end the tuberculosis.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, recently, pardoned the management of Arctic tuberculosis in the 1940s to the 1960s, calling it colonial and wrong.
The Inuit that were infected at that time distinguished themselves from their families and were transported to ships in Southern Canadian sanctuaries – their culture and language disconnected. Many were killed by illness outside their communities and relieved their relatives, their relatives or their relatives.